United States District Court, D. South Carolina, Florence Division
PRELIMINARY ORDER OF FORFEITURE AS TO MARCUS DALTON HEMINGWAY
BRUCE HOWE HENDRICKS UNITED STATES DISTRICT JUDGE
This matter is before the court on the motion of the United States for a Preliminary Order of Forfeiture as to Defendant Marcus Dalton Hemingway (“Hemingway”, “Defendant”), based upon the following:
1. On April 14, 2015, a multi-count Superseding Indictment was filed charging Hemingway with conspiracy to commit drug trafficking, in violation of 21 U.S.C. '' 846 and 841(a)(1).
2. Pursuant to Fed. R. Crim. P. 32.2(a), the Superseding Indictment contained a notice of forfeiture providing that upon Hemingway’s conviction, certain properties enumerated therein, or equivalent substitute assets, would be subject to forfeiture to the United States. As specified therein, such assets include, but are not limited to the following:
(1) Proceeds/Money Judgment
A sum of money equal to all property the Defendants obtained, directly or indirectly from, or used to facilitate, the Title 21 offenses charged in the Indictment, that is, a minimum of approximately $500, 000 in the United States currency and all interest and proceeds traceable thereto, in that such sum in the aggregate constitutes proceeds the Defendants obtained directly or indirectly as the result of such violations of Title 21, United States Code, or were used to facilitate such violations for which the Defendants are jointly and severely liable;
(2) Real Property:
A. 1608 Dewitt Avenue Conway, SC Titled Owner: Sheila Hemingway
Real property with the address of 1608 Dewitt Avenue Conway, South Carolina, in the name of Sheila M. Hemingway formally described as follows:
ALL AND SINGULAR, that certain piece, parcel or lot land lying and Being in the Town of Conway Township, County and State aforesaid and being Lot B of the Brantley Subdivision, as shown on map by J.F. Thomas, R.L.S., dated April 3, 1961. The aforesaid map recorded in Plat Book 41, Page 6, Clerk Court’s Office for Horry County, Bounded and described as Follows:
Beginning at the corner a common Lot A and Lot B located on the Northern margin of Dewitte Avenue and runs North 30 deg. 8 min. east With the line between Lot A and Lot B, 120 ft. to the corner common to Lot A and Lot B located on the line of Lot No. 6; thence south 59 deg. 45 min. East with the line of lot 6, 73 ft. to the corner common to Lot B and Lot C, Thence south 30 deg. 8 min. west with the line between Lot B and Lot C, 120 Ft. to the corner common to Lot B and Lot C located on the northern margin of Dewitte Avenue, thence north 59 deg. 45 min. west, with the aforesaid Avenue, 73 ft. to the point of beginning.
Bounded on the north by Lot No. 6, on the east by Lot C; on the South by Dewitte Avenue, and on the West by Lot A.
This being the same property conveyed to Franklin B. Hicks, Sr., by deed of Burroughs & Collins Company filed June 9, 1967, in Deed Book 367 at page 544, Probate File 99-ES-26-269.
TMS No.: 1370102010
B. 1620 16th Avenue Conway, SC Titled Owner: Sheila Hemingway
ALL that certain piece, parcel, or lot of land lying and being in the City of Conway, Conway township, County and State aforesaid, and being Tax Map Number 137-01-02005, Lot No. 7 of Block B as show on a map by A.J. Baker, dated June 10, 1984 with note thereto by J.F. Thomas, R.L.S., dated August 15, 1953, and December 18, 1953, respectively. The aforesaid map recorded in Plat Book 14 Page 127, Clerk of Court’s Office for Horry County, and bounded on said map as follows:
Bounded on the Northeast by Lot C on said map; on the Southeast by Brantley Street; on the Southeast by Lot No. 5 on said map, and on the Northwest by Lot No. 8 and portion of Lot No. 9.
This conveyance in made subject to any easements for road, drainage, transmission lines or like purposes upon or across same as well as those restrictions, limitations or covenants which are more fully described in the Deed of Title dated April 22, 1972 when the Burroughs & Collins Company conveyed this same property to the Grantor herein; said Deed title is recorded in Deed Book 1039 at Page 545.
Being the same property conveyed to the grantor and grantees by Deed of Distribution filed in the Office of the ROD for Horry County on January 2001, Deed Book 2331 at Page 0384.
Being the same property conveyed to the grantor and grantees by Deed of Title filed in the Office of the ROD for Horry County on August 17, 2007, Deed Book 3144 at Page 904.
TMS No.: 1370102005
C. 1707 Suggs St. Conway, SC Title Owner: Frank L. Ford
The property commonly known as 1707 Suggs Street, Conway, SC 29527. All and singular, that certain piece, parcel or lot of land situate, lying and being in the County of Horry and the state of South Carolina, and in Bucks Township, bounded and described as follows:
Commencing at a corner in edge of Suggs Street and running thence N29 52’E, a distance of ninety-three and five-tenths feet (93.5’) to a pin corner; thence S59 45’E a distance of one hundred feet (100’) to a corner, thence a southwesterly direction a distance of eighty-four feet (84’) to a corner in edge of alley; thence a northwesterly ...